Tag Archives: electro

A chat with…TC80

The minimal tech house scene is notorious for being the seat of nonchalant dancing, male dominated clubs and general hedonistic mischief. There’s something in its meatiness and sleaziness that seems far removed from the queerness of early styles of house, and its uber-repetitive, trance-like effects often seem like the symptom of disinterest and conceptual bankruptcy. But one mustn’t […]

Introducing: CTRL SOUND

The last time we saw CTRL Sound in Leeds, we would never have associated them with the avant-garde of European techno. Yet, after several of years throwing huge 140bpm events in London, and after many more inspiring nights, festivals and conversations, this is exactly where they have ended up: on the brink of giving a Leeds debut to Ilian Tape’s Zenker […]

A chat with…Unai Trotti

We chat to one of the key figures of the London underground tech-house and minimal scene and head of Cartulis Music, Unai Trotti, ahead of his appearance at Timing tonight.   What is is like being a Spaniard in London? How long did it take for you to feel at home in the UK? Same as […]

A chat with Carl Finlow aka Silicon Scally

In his sound, visual aesthetic and sheer volume of output, you may be fooled into thinking that Carl Finlow isn’t of this earth. When he does come back down to terra firma, he doesn’t stay still, but traverses it: in the 2000s, probably the height of his powers, Finlow was regularly embarking on world tours, having made a name for […]

A chat with DJ Stingray

It’s an exciting prospect when one of Leeds’ old firm promoters approaches the new kids to put on an event. And that’s exactly what has happened in the last few weeks. Future Daze, headed up by Simon Scott who orchestrates the Dimensions, Outlook and Sub Dub events, are collaborating with Super Hexagon, one Leeds’ newest and most innovative […]